"Rivera said she would like to see the school district 'open doors' to create more opportunities for students, whether it is through advanced level classes or introduction to careers that don't follow traditional paths, with a focus on equity and opportunity for all students."
"She understands that Seattle Public Schools students have diverse post-graduation aspirations, and that it’s the district’s job to help prepare them for those futures. In an endorsement interview, she consistently focused on the real-world impacts of board decisions on students and their families
— a refreshing change."
Laura Marie Rivera's Supporting Our Schools!, hosted by Paige Davis in an online forum discussing the
Power of Public Education.
Broadway's Michael James Leslie, who calls himself the "Poster Child for Education", shares his
thoughts on public education.
In this video, Michele Ramos discusses the importance of engaging children with learning disabilities.
Jim Jordan, Sacramento's Teacher of the Year and the National Yearbook Advisor of the Year- discusses the importance of offering students different post-graduation options. There are many paths to success- futures with trades and apprenticeships need to be more available for high school students.
Nikki Spurlock and Juan Rodriguez share their stories of teaching in an art museum and caring for
pandas at the National Zoo.
Laura Marie's former classmates Steve McCarthy (Director of Public Policy in California) and Serge Belongie (America's Leading AI Researcher and Professor at University of Copenhagen) discuss the value of offering a wide variety of the value of engaging young students with advanced learning opportunities.